Insta-not, My Dutch Oven

 I feel like I’ve become part of the ‘slow down’ movement this past year and this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, in my opinion at least. Last year during the mad rush to get deals on Amazon Prime, I got this 7.5 Quart Lodge Dutch Oven for a steal.  Of course it’s even cheaper now,…

Brain Fog

I remember it as clear as day, or maybe I don’t.  Brain Fog.  I don’t recall having it when I was younger.  Maybe it happened when I was 20, or maybe not? I felt foggy through my first marriage.  It wasn’t just the fog, but the memory loss.  What was wrong with me?  Do I…

What I learned on Vacation

It’s finally Sunday after a very long, very extended vacation that turned into a work session for me.  These past 17 days have taught me a lot.  Here’s a breakdown of what I learned on holiday in no particular order: The trick to going out to eat with your toddlers is to find an establishment…

Why the 9-5 society doesn’t work for working moms.

I might have reconsidered having kids if I knew there was such a stigma around working moms. You are damned if you do, and damned if you don’t, and apparently, there is not a lot in between. This is where society needs an upgrade. I have been very fortunate to be able to work from…

Lost in a Fire

Fire, fire in my heart Consumes my mind, consumes my soul It all burned in a fire, I’ll have you know I tried to save it but burned my hands My mind raging hot, I could feel the angry heat against my skin Yet I cannot let it go. Until it’s ash, until it’s blown,…

I let my kids have screen time, now shut up about it.

When my first was born I had a dream.  My dream was to not need a screen as a soother for my baby boy.  I too went TV-less in my younger years.  My parents sold their TV when we moved when I was 3, and we didn’t get another one until I was 14.  Oh,…

I practiced Kundalini Yoga for 40 Days, this is what happened.

I had casually been doing exercise 2-3 times a week, yoga or elliptical trainer, thrown in playing with the kids, logging miles up and down the stairs with laundry, grocery store runs and basically weight lifting a 33 lbs 3 year old and a 22 lb 1 year old, I figured I had all by…